30th January 2019

News for the New Year

News for the New Year

MacDonald Oates LLP has undergone an extensive recruitment campaign with 7 new fee earners joining the firm over the past few months and with further recruitment planned to continue into the New Year. This drive is in response to increased demand across the firm at both our offices in Midhurst and Petersfield.

Ben Greaves, who previously trained with the firm, has taken up the position as solicitor in the Litigation department in the Petersfield office since qualifying in September, while Laura Haarer joined the firm in October and is working at Petersfield and Midhurst in the Family department.   Nisha Tayal, has joined as a consultant in the Family department alongside Laura and a third new solicitor, Kellie-Jayne Cox is set to be joining the Family team as a consultant.

The firm’s Wills, Probate and Trusts team has been strengthened by the arrival of solicitor, Joanna James, as well as Lucy Shires as a Paralegal based in the Midhurst office. Sarah Rowden has joined the Residential Property department in Midhurst.  There is also increased administrative and secretarial support provided by Kat Freeman and Megan Watson, who both joined the firm in January.

Commenting on the new arrivals Partner, Patrick Jenkins said, “We are really pleased to announce this further recruitment and to be able to add to the strong teams we already have in place. With the arrival of new fee earners and support staff we will be able to continue to grow the firm, whilst at the same time delivering our objective of providing a tailored service to our valued clients.